A major fire at Meadowbrook Apartments in Northampton was caused by a child playing with a lighter. That’s according to the state fire marshal’s office. The Monday afternoon fire damaged or destroyed 12 apartments and displaced dozens of people.
School officials in Amherst are hopeful this school year will see a reduced level of racial tensions.
Friendly's Restaurant on King Street in Northampton has closed its doors for good.
Federal officials are touring Western Mass farms and agriculture-related businesses.
People who care about the Chicopee River will gather Sunday to help remove invasive water chestnuts.